Eastern District

Troop train pauses at San Dimas

Posted on: July 17, 2013 by Pacific Electric 2 Comments
Craig Rasmussen Collection

Craig Rasmussen Collection

Pacific Electric no. 1203 heads a five-car troop train where it pauses in San Dimas on its way to Los Angeles. The two PE employees (from left to right) are David Gillespie of Pasadena and Mr. Leath, while the soldier is none other than the well-known PE historian and collector Ray Younghans. Unknown photographer, taken July 11, 1943.

Craig Rasmussen Collection

2 Responses

  1. David L. Hereford

    May 20, 2016

    I wonder if that guy in the Model A is wanting to get across the tracks?

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  2. Bob Davis

    May 24, 2016

    Note that 1203 has had the restroom removed, but does not have the “Daylight Orange” stripe on the side. The train appears to have two trailers and two more motor cars. The second car is probably 1247.

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